Curtain The Podcast

Curtain The Podcast

By CurtainThePodcast

This is Curtain – a podcast where we pull back the blinds to shine a light on the darkest parts of our justice system and ask – who are the victims?Could an Aboriginal man who has served 25 years in prison for Murder be innocent?Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson

Episodes

Digging Deeper into the Data

On this episode of Curtain the Podcast, hosts Martin Hodgson and Amy McQuire continue their discussion of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Australia. They examine new data, explore whether perceived ideas in the media and community are born out in the data and ask who is best placed to begin to provide answers on this vital issue facing a nation. 
10/11/22·31m 22s

The Unanswered

On this episode of Curtain the Podcast, hosts Martin Hodgson and Amy McQuire discuss their recent involvement in a number of inquests into the unsolved killings of Aboriginal women in Queensland. And discuss how these inquests impact families, the sickening role of Queensland police and the failure of the media in their reporting. 
10/10/22·32m 50s

Disappeared and Murdered Aboriginal Women

On this episode of Curtain the Podcast, host Martin Hodgson introduces listeners to the 2013 disappearance of Aboriginal woman Monique Clubb. We look at the failures of the Queensland Police to find her, the racism and incompetence involved in the investigation and we begin a journey with her family to find answers, to get justice and to allow them to lay their daughter to rest. 
18/02/22·23m 41s

No Justice, No Peace!

On this episode of Curtain The Podcast co-hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss yet another officer getting away with the killing of an Aboriginal woman. The continued police killings, the failures of the media, and the way Aboriginal people are constantly targeted and deemed a threat to society.
18/11/21·38m 45s

New Evidence Support's Reed's Innocence

In this episode of Curtain, hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson take you behind the scenes of the latest evidentiary hearing in the case of Rodney Reed. More evidence is presented of Rodney&aposs innocence, new police lies are exposed and questions are raised once again as to just how deep the cover-up went. 
04/08/21·35m 14s

Dr Amanda Porter Part One

This week on Curtain, host Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson are joined by special guest Dr Amanda Porter, to discuss the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody and look at some recent and disturbing developments in policing in Australia.
29/04/21·23m 53s

Zak Grieve and the Cost of Innocence

In this episode of Curtain the Podcast hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the case of Zak Grieve, a young Aboriginal man serving a cruel sentence for a crime he didn&apost commit in the NT. Then the discussion turns to mandatory minimum sentences and the impact they have on Aboriginal people, plus the enormous financial cost of trying to free and an innocent person from behind bars. 
04/02/21·41m 55s

Update on Curtain & Reed, Plus Trump's Execution Spree

In this episode of Curtain the Podcast, we update you on the case of Kevin Henry and explain more about Qld&aposs pardon process, bring you the latest news on Rodney Reed and his appearance on the ABC USA show 20/20, and discuss the current spree of Federal executions that have been ordered by Donald Trump.
11/12/20·20m 17s

Part 2 - A Look Back Behind the Bars

Part 2 of a very special episode of Curtain the Podcast we are joined from Rockhampton by Sterling McQuire. Not only is he Co-Host Amy McQuire&aposs father, he worked for decades at the prison in Rockhampton where Kevin Henry was held for nearly 30 years. For the first time we take you behind the bars and you&aposll hear how this entire journey to freeing Curtain really began. 
01/10/20·21m 38s

A Look Back Behind the Bars

In a very special episode of Curtain the Podcast we are joined from Rockhampton by Sterling McQuire. Not only is he Co-Host Amy McQuire&aposs father, he worked for decades at the prison in Rockhampton where Kevin Henry was held for nearly 30 years. For the first time we take you behind the bars and you&aposll hear how this entire journey to freeing Curtain really began. 
03/08/20·40m 17s

BlackLivesMatter and Black Deaths in Custody Special

In this episode of Curtain the Podcast, Co-Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson look at the wave of protests sweeping the world following the horrific killing of George Floyd by police. They examine similar cases in Australia, why the media is so inept at reporting on these issues and what is required to get justice for Aboriginal people in this country
04/06/20·34m 18s

The Day We'd Dreamed Of

It was the 20th of January 2020, fires were raging across the East Coast of Australia, but just outside of the town of Rockhampton a new day had dawned. In this special episode of Curtain the Podcast, hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson reveal what made that one day so special and for the first time let the listeners in on some news that people from around the world had been waiting to hear!
17/04/20·28m 48s

The Covid 19 Prison Crisis

In a new episode of Curtain The Podcast, host Martin Hodgson brings you the latest information on the way the Corona Virus is impacting on our prison system. And what can be done to help those inside and assist in getting parole and release for those at risk. All information on how to assist is on the Curtain The Podcast website.
27/03/20·26m 0s

We Know the Killer, it's always been Jimmy Fennell

In a new episode of Curtain The Podcast, hosts Amy Mcquire and Martin Hodgson ask you to be the jury. In just a few weeks Texas will execute Rodney Reed, today you&aposll hear why he is innocent and the evidence that points to the real killer... Jimmy Fennell, the victim&aposs fiancé.
23/10/19·30m 51s

Dr Phil Challenges Rodney Reed's Conviction

In this episode of Curtain The Podcast, host Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson once again discuss the case of Rodney Reed in Texas that so closely mirrors that of Kevin Henry. This week comes the news that Dr Phil has joined the fight to free Rodney and we hear from the Reed family.
11/10/19·30m 5s

Aboriginal Women and the Injustice System

In an all-new episode of Curtain The Podcast, Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the way the police and the justice system treat Aboriginal Women, on the day a 29-year-old Yamatji woman and Mother was shot dead by police. From the 29 years of racist inaction by authorities following the disappearance of Colleen Walker, to the death in custody of Ms Maher and the horrific treatment of Jody Gore currently in a prison in WA for defeneding herself, Australian society has the blood of Aboriginal Women on its hands!
18/09/19·38m 38s

Comparing the Central Park Five to Curtain

In an all new episode of Curtain The Podcast, Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the reaction to the new Netflix drama series on the Central Park Five, the shocking similarities to Curtain&aposs case and for the first time you&aposll hear why there have been recent delays in bringing new episodes to air and the progress of Kevin&aposs case. 
02/07/19·32m 19s

We're Still Dying At Their Hands

On the first episode of Curtain The Podcast for 2019 we explain the brief delay in the case of Kevin Henry. Before exploring two disturbing and shocking deaths in custody of Aboriginal Women. And once again the failings of the Australian media to properly investigate these ongoing injustices
29/04/19·33m 11s

The Insult of Having to Beg Betty for Pardon

Aboriginal man Kipper Billy was wrongly convicted of rape in 1861, in the state of Qld he was executed for a crime he did not commit. Now 150 years later he&aposs finally been given the pardon he deserves, although true justice can never be done. This week we explore the issue of pardon in this context and the insult it is that Aboriginal people still have to beg the very family who invaded their lands for the right to be free.
04/10/18·18m 31s

Bowraville: Still Fighting for Justice

This week we examine the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal refusing an application by the NSW Attorney-General to retry the person police suspect of killing three Aboriginal children in Bowraville between 1990 and 1991. Despite the incredible efforts of the children&aposs families, they&aposve been failed again. Their demands for justice and the failure for it to be delivered rests on the shoulders of the entire Australian community, as well as the police and politicians. So what has to be done to value Aboriginal lives.
14/09/18·27m 13s

No Appeal if you're Aboriginal

This week we take a look at what is happening in Australia in regards to prisoners appealing significant sentences for murder were there is doubt over their guilt. For two Non-Aboriginal prisoners it appears justice will be served, one has already received compensation. For two Aboriginal men, the opposite is true
22/08/18·20m 14s

Three Cases for Truth and Justice

This week we look at new information about the extent of police corruption in Queensland, the overcrowding of Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre and another tragic death in custody examined.
25/07/18·27m 33s

No Justice, No Peace... For Aboriginal Women

In this weeks episode of Curtain we examine the shocking death of an Aboriginal woman in the Northern Territory that has gone unsolved and unpunished for more than four years. Amid dark clouds over the police&aposs handling of the case, another life has been taken without any justice or outcry from the broader community. Also we examine the shocking new statistics on the rate of incarceration of vulnerable Aboriginal children.
28/06/18·28m 30s

Another Aboriginal Man Innocent Inside

When Curtain the Podcast began, we asked the question &aposHow many Indigenous prisoners in Australia are innocent?". Today we discuss the case of South Australia&aposs Derek Bromley, who has been in prison for more than 34 years. He&aposs always maintained his innocence, the two key witnesses have long since been shown to have no credibility and others have walked free... why not Derek?
07/06/18·25m 32s

His Image Goes Viral

Just over a week ago we shared a recent image of Kevin Henry, allowing the public to see his face for the first time in 27 years. The response was overwhelming; this week we explain why, answer many of the questions that were raised by those who saw it and ask for your help to free and innocent man.
24/05/18·28m 13s

Who is Committing the Crimes?

This week on Curtain the podcast, in just the past week three more examples have emerged of police targeting Aboriginal people. Firstly in the attempt to imprison the cousin of Ms Dhu, again for unpaid fines, despite all that has happened to the family and the situation you&aposll hear. A WA Snr Sergeant has struck with a vehicle a young 18 year old leaving him in hospital and the community of Palm Island has been awarded 30 million dollars, after the QPS was found to have breached the Racial Discrimination Act. It sets the scene for what its like for Aboriginal people dealing with police in Australia and shines further light on how they handled the case of Curtain
10/05/18·20m 42s

Gene Gibson and the Interview Room

This week we examine the case of Gene Gibson from Western Australia who was wrongfully convicted and finally released after five years in Prison. What is occurring in the interview rooms of Police Stations around the country that continue to send innocent people to prison.
19/04/18·33m 7s

From Inside The Community

This week a special episode of Curtain focuses on Domestic Violence, the failures of policy, police and the community to protect Aboriginal women and children. Hear about why this is going on, how its being tackled and the voices of the Aboriginal Women you need to listen to when the podcast ends!
29/03/18·33m 24s

Why the Two Reports?

Welcome to episode 50 of Curtain, hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson detail a new study about exonerations that has direct relevance to the case of Kevin Henry. Then for the first time new forensic information can be revealed and a second report that further highlights the misconduct of authorities and innocence of Curtain is disclosed
20/03/18·26m 5s

New Documents Revealed

This week Martin and Amy detail some of the new information that has been uncovered in relation to Kevin Henry&aposs case. There are further issues of police failures, new witnesses that we&aposve interviewed and more questions that are finally answered.
01/03/18·25m 41s

A Week That Demands a Royal Commission

From the World&aposs leading Human Rights Organisation to some of the best Medical minds on the planet, we learn what we already know. Aboriginal people are being treated appallingly in prisons across the country. From more Deaths in Custody, to Children in Solitary Confinement and the sexual abuse of disabled prisoners the horror continues. A Royal Commission must be called and that&aposs only a start
23/02/18·29m 45s

Invasion Day

Welcome to an Invasion day special of Curtain the podcast. Host Amy McQuire reflects on what the day means to her and the broader Indigenous community, while also discussing some of the findings of her recent travels around Australia of horrific events and massacres. Afterward Martin Hodgson has a challenge for you to undertake this invasion day, a 20 square kilometre examination of the past and present treatment of ATSI people where you live and runs you through the events of the area that surrounds him.
25/01/18·33m 40s

2018 A Year When Justice Needs You

Welcome to 2018 and the first instalment of the podcast for the year. In this episode we detail what we have planned for the year to come, how we will be bringing justice for Kevin and Lynda and also the work we will be doing to expose the wrongs committed against Aboriginal people around the country. But as we expand, we need your help and your contribution to our patreon push becomes even more important
04/01/18·20m 10s

Islands of Injustice

This week host Amy McQuire is away on assignment, but Martin Hodgson delivers a special Human Rights Day episode on the island prisons that have been part of Australia&aposs history and why acknowledging the injustices committed against First Nations people will help us understand the horrors of Manus and Nauru.
10/12/17·25m 36s

The NT Royal Commission

A special episode of Curtain looks at the findings of the royal commission into youth detention and we have scathing words for what has largely been celebrated as a successful process. Find out why these new recommendations are destined to fail and the alternatives that should have been proposed
18/11/17·33m 18s

Proving Innocence in Australia

This week we look at the cases of those proven innocent and those seeking to prove their innocence, including Kevin Henry. We examine the role race plays in the process and the way dodgy forensics, often influenced by race, can convict the innocent and control the media narrative.
02/11/17·30m 55s

The Forensic Race For Reed

This week on Curtain we bring you an update from Rodney Reed&aposs latest hearing in Texas. The similarities to Kevin Henry&aposs case cross the boundaries of race, innocence and dodgy forensics. Finally we reveal a case about to explode in Australia that will blow the lid on all of these issues and helps highlight why innocent men like Kevin and Rodney are still imprisoned.
19/10/17·25m 44s

A Gun To The Head

This week the most explosive allegations in the case of Kevin Henry. An Aboriginal man who has been locked up for a quarter of a century for a murder he says he did not commit says police held a gun to his head and threatened to “dispose” of him off the top of a mountain if he did not confess to the crime.
04/10/17·22m 39s

A Breakthrough

Hosts Amy Mcquire and Martin Hodgson are back with a new episode of Curtain that details a breakthrough in the parole process. Having extensively litigated and appealed previous rejections a new hearing is scheduled. While work continues to achieve a full pardon for Kevin Henry
21/09/17·24m 57s

Black Deaths & the Digital Resistance

Hosts Amy Mcquire and Martin Hodgson are back with a new episode of Curtain that focusses on a new initiative called cop watch and one of its key players. Amy sits down the campaigner Shaun Harris, the Uncle of Ms Dhu to talk about empowering Aboriginal communities, the systematic racism Aboriginal people face daily and an encounter with law enforcement in Alice Springs.
31/08/17·29m 48s

Crime and Misconduct

Hosts Amy Mcquire and Martin Hodgson are back with an explosive new episode. In it they detail three cases, all involving serious crimes of murder and rape where the police were investigated for their acts by the crime and misconduct commission. The similarities to Kevin Henry&aposs case are shocking, but far worse is the actions of Rockhampton&aposs police!
25/08/17·27m 52s

Attention Turns to the Police

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson turn their attention to the police and their conflicting versions of the most basic events. Just how early on into the investigation had their attention turned to Kevin Henry and were clear indications of his innocence deliberately missed.
03/08/17·33m 51s

Shining A Light For Elijah

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson look back at week of grief and anger in the Indigenous community. As protests around the country rage against the appalling decision of the WA justice system that failed Elijah Doughty and his family, they look at what happened, why and what&aposs next.
27/07/17·31m 20s

The Crimes & Cries of Black Deaths in Custody

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson bring you an episode that looks at how its been allowed that in the 26 years Kevin Henry has been imprisoned, 350 Aboriginal people have died in custody. A year ago Ms Maher died in NSW, another death this month is shrouded in secrecy and they examine what&aposs happened and how it can be stopped!
19/07/17·33m 56s

Murder in Queensland via Texas

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson are back with a new episode of Curtain and discuss the recent developments in a Texas case that was the catalyst for the new investigation into the murder of Linda. They examine the similarities in the two cases, despite them being a world a way. And ask who is investigating the police when things go so wrong and why Governments remain silent.
15/07/17·29m 32s

What about the Witnesses

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson are back with a new episode of Curtain and discuss more revelations from the new document find. They reveal the inconsistencies in the witness statements, information from jailhouse informants that gave evidence in the case and further flaws in an already disastrous police investigation.
08/07/17·33m 55s

Proof of Innocence

Host Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson have explosive revelations from three new witness statements never heard before. Two were eye witnesses to the crime and one heard a confession from the real killer. What all three agree on, Kevin Henry didn&apost do it!
29/06/17·32m 31s

A Treasure Trove of New Information

Host Amy McQuire is away this week but Martin Hodgson reveals the latest news on Kevin Henry&aposs parole proceedings. Then with the investigation continuing a new stack of documents are uncovered that reveal serious flaws in the states forensic procedures and the police handling of Kevin&aposs interview. Finally three new witness statements reveal explosive testimony of Kevin&aposs innocence.
22/06/17·28m 37s

Kevin the Individual

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson sit down to discuss the Kevin Henry they&aposve come to know as a man. The journey from investigating his case to learning who he is as an individual and the strength he has displayed throughout his struggle. Finally, parole is here again.
08/06/17·29m 52s

Cold Justice

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson sit down with NITV&aposs Allan Clarke about his incredible documentary series Cold Justice. 29 years after Aboriginal teenager Mark Haines die his family will not go quietly as they search for answers. Some of the similarities between Curtain&aposs case are shocking, right down to minute details.
01/06/17·32m 35s

Reports from Regional Australia

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the recent media reports on Kevin Henry&aposs case, including the extensive coverage on NITV. Then they delve into the issue of Indigenous Incarceration and the untold story of Regional Australia. A final surprise will leave listeners eager for the next episode.
18/05/17·26m 10s

Highs & Lows and a Message from Lynda's Family

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson are back for a regular episode of the podcast and Amy gives her experience of the Rally held in Rockhampton. They discuss the unique nature of the podcast and how each episode is bringing new witness and evidence forward. Finally they end with a message from Lynda&aposs family.
11/05/17·22m 43s

Rallying for Kevin and Lynda

In a special episode of Curtain the Podcast you&aposll hear audio from the recent Rally for Justice for Kevin and Lynda held in Rockhampton. Speakers include members of Kevin&aposs family, advocate Yasmin Johnson, activist Gwenda Stanley, Uncle Sam Watson and a special appearance by Lex Wotton from Palm Island.
07/05/17·38m 12s

Preparing to March

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss preparations for the rally to be held in Rockhampton for Kevin and Lynda on May 1st. You&aposll hear behind the scenes as the banners are painted and the son of a legendary Aboriginal activist talk about why he&aposs now involved. Finally they deliver an update on legal proceedings and deliver a call to action.
27/04/17·26m 4s

A Total System Failure

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson hear from the founder of the Innocence Project and world famous lawyer Barry Scheck. They detail three enormous failures in the trial of Kevin Henry that could have led to his wrongful conviction. Finally they use Mr Scheck&aposs checklist that helps determine if a wrongful conviction is possible, the results are clear!
21/04/17·37m 50s

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson begin the show with some good news for Indigenous Justice from WA. But the focus this week is on placing you the listener in the jury box. They go over the judges final summation and instructions to the jury. Confusion is aplenty before the verdicts are finally reached and you can decide whether you would find Kevin Henry innocent or guilty!
12/04/17·33m 43s

Lost in Language

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson bring news of Kevin&aposs latest parole hearing from Rockhampton as the Fitzroy river swells in the big flood. They then focus in on a critical area of the trial of Kevin Henry and one that impacts all Aboriginal people in the justice system. Gratuitous Concurrence or the Yes Syndrome and the way language can lead to injustice.
06/04/17·33m 50s

Examining the Examiners, Rockhampton's Police

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson look back at the flawed investigation carried out by police at the time of Lynda&aposs death. Using a set of steps developed by a homicide detective with over 25 years experience, they examine whether the police involved in this case followed these steps. In the end it allows them to grade the investigation and the results for Queensland police, are not good!
29/03/17·31m 2s

A Connection to the Outside World

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson continue a series of interviews with those people who know Kevin “Curtain” Henry best. This week Amy sits down with three Aboriginal women who have played a vital role in the life of Kevin Henry, including his biggest supporter. To understand the level of injustice in imprisoning an innocent man for 25 years you must first understand his humanity, this week that lesson continues.
23/03/17·43m 28s

The Story So Far

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson recap the podcast series so far for new listeners and give a brief run down of the events that took place 25 years ago. They then discuss the big day in the media, with Curtain covered online, in newspapers, radio and TV. The result? A new witness has come forward and plans are in place to apply for an official pardon.
09/03/17·38m 32s

The Red Coat

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson have spent over a year investigating the case of Kevin “Curtain” Henry. In episode 17 more is revealed from the statement given by Witness X that help to further explain that tragic days events. Finally another crucial piece of evidence is uncovered and casts a further shadow of doubt as to the guilt of Kevin Henry.
01/03/17·27m 21s

The Eye Witness

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson have spent over a year investigating the case of Kevin "Curtain" Henry". From early on Martin knew that somewhere out there was buried a smoking gun. A piece of evidence in the form of an eye witness statement that would finally reveal what happened that awful night. In Episode 16 of Curtain The Podcast, it&aposs here!
22/02/17·27m 35s

The Parole Decision

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson have finally received the official letter of reply to Kevin&aposs application for parole and listeners will hear the outcome of Kevin&aposs fate. There are also big changes in Queensland&aposs parole system to discuss and more is revealed on the findings of the new forensic report. Finally, the episode ends with a surprise when recording is interrupted by an unexpected message. All of this and more on Episode 15 of Curtain The Podcast
16/02/17·34m 8s

The Forensics Are In

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson have finally received the long awaited forensic report that examines vital evidence presented at the trial of Kevin Henry. Does it further implicate Kevin or raise new doubt about his guilt? The answers are all contained in episode 14 of Curtain the Podcast
09/02/17·51m 24s

Police Failure while Mob Rally

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the latest QLD Government announcement on the prison where Kevin Henry is currently held. Answer listeners questions about who the real culprit of the crime could be and how disastrous the police investigation was. Plus an update on the support for Kevin Henry at Invasion Day protests around the country
02/02/17·37m 5s

The Investigation That Never Was

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson first hear from three members of the famous Central Park Five, wrongly convicted on false confessions. They then begin to further break down the investigation and highlight how little the police did to actually uncover the truth and how flawed the entire process really was.
25/01/17·47m 39s

A Cousin and the Community

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson update listeners with what&aposs occurred over the Christmas break, with a new development in the case of Kevin Henry. Amy sits down with Doug Graham for an interview by the Fitzroy River. Doug is Kevin&aposs cousin and one of the only people to see the grainy video of Kevin&aposs supposed confession
19/01/17·39m 40s

Lessons Learnt

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson look back at what they&aposre discovered both about the case of Kevin Henry and the treatment of Indigenous Australians in the making of Curtain The Podcast so far. They touch on the treatment of Dylan Voller in juvenile detention and Kevin Henry&aposs own experience. The year ends with a way you can become involved!
15/12/16·32m 23s

Wobbly Witnesses and New Suspects

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the evidence given by three key witnesses. The number of statements they gave to police, the inconsistencies and admissions of lies on the witness stand. They also explore the growing evidence for a solid alibi for Kevin Henry. They then introduce shocking details of possible new suspects who were never investigated and had no alibi.
09/12/16·33m 26s

Corruption In Queensland

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the political and police corruption that was rife at the time in Queensland. They interview former Courier Mail Journalist Phil Dickie and Gold Walkley Winner whose investigative journalism led to the Fitzgerald Inquiry and discuss the impacts the issues raised may have had on the trial of Kevin Henry.
06/12/16·32m 28s

A Window of Opportunity

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson explore the issue of Crocodiles in the Fitzroy river, speak to expert John Lever and ask what impact the giants of the water may have on the case. Then they explore the window of opportunity Curtain had to move the body or whether his Alibi and new evidence points to someone else being involved.
25/11/16·38m 27s

Truth, Lies and a Crime Scene

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson examine the testimony of a number of witnesses, how they become to be involved in the case and whether their statements are in fact their own. They explore some of the details of the assault on Lynda, how the crime scene was secured and begin asking questions about the forensic evidence.
17/11/16·28m 27s

Why The Two Trials?

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson examine a revelation they discovered why investigating the case of Kevin "Curtain" Henry and how it casts new doubt on the confession, the police investigation and what exactly happened that night. Then the trial of Curtain begins under a cloud with the Judge forced to make an early ruling.
10/11/16·35m 57s

The Oscar Winner

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson examine the issue of false confessions, conduct a small experiment based on techniques police use in the interview room, are joined by Patrick McGuinness the lawyer featured in the Academy Award winning documentary &aposMurder on a Sunday Morning&apos and examine the question, could Kevin&aposs confession be false?
03/11/16·33m 35s

The Confession

In the trial of Kevin "Curtain" Henry the state relied on one sole piece of information, his words, to convict him and they come from a confession he gave five days after the death of Linda. But was it a confession given of his own free will and does it match the evidence? Today you find out.
28/10/16·44m 49s

The Investigation Begins

Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson begin to outline the investigation, the events of that fateful day and examine the potential of a key new player in Lynda&aposs death.
21/10/16·31m 13s

Curtain The Podcast

This is Curtain – a podcast where we pull back the blinds to shine a light on the darkest parts of our justice system and ask – who are the victims? Could an Aboriginal man who has served 25 years in prison for Murder be innocent? Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson
13/10/16·22m 54s
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